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Amazon Japan lists the iPhone 6, confirms dimensions, availability

Amazon Japan lists the iPhone 6, confirms dimensions, availability

12 July, 2014 | comments (121)

Apple’s upcoming iPhone has been making rounds in the rumorland for quite some time now. We have already seen a couple of mock-ups that hint towards a 4.7-inch display and today, we have yet another confirmation. Now Amazon Japan has jumped the...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


Apple A8 SoC in iPhone 6 rumored to come with 2 GHz CPU

Apple A8 SoC in iPhone 6 rumored to come with 2 GHz CPU

11 July, 2014 | comments (130)

Not one day goes by without a new rumor about Apple's upcoming smartphone - and today is no different. The focus of the newest purportedly leaked information is the Apple A8 SoC that will be employed by the iPhone 6. The chipset is said to be...

Tags: Apple, Rumors


Samsung Galaxy F is now Bluetooth certified, it seems

Samsung Galaxy F is now Bluetooth certified, it seems

11 July, 2014 | comments (32)

Samsung has churned out several Galaxy S5 versions already but it's not nearly done. The Samsung G901F received its Bluetooth certification and of course there are speculations that it's the mysterious Galaxy F. The Galaxy S5 model numbers are...


LG G Vista for Verizon has its specs leaked

LG G Vista for Verizon has its specs leaked

10 July, 2014 | comments (3)

The LG G Vista has been in the news (or rather, in the rumors) quite a bit lately, but so far only through a few leaked renders showing it. Now though, thanks to the latest leak, we have its most important specs to talk about. The...


 Alleged images of Nokia Lumia 530 surface

Alleged images of Nokia Lumia 530 surface

10 July, 2014 | comments (28)

The upcoming successor of the Lumia 520/525, one of the most popular Windows Phone smartphones ever, has made an appearance on Chinese social media. The images reveal that the device will make use of virtual on-screen keys instead of physical...


Verizon’s Big Red promo to offer 50% discount on smartphones

Verizon’s Big Red promo to offer 50% discount on smartphones

10 July, 2014 | comments (3)

Verizon will be allegedly announcing a new promotional campaign dubbed Big Red later today. The marketing effort will allow you to pick up a smartphone for half of its current price tag. According to a report, Verizon’s Big Red promo offer...


Dual SIM Nokia Lumia 530 certified by the FCC

Dual SIM Nokia Lumia 530 certified by the FCC

09 July, 2014 | comments (26)

Nokia is preparing to release its second dual-SIM Windows Phone handset, a version of the yet unannounced Nokia Lumia 530. The device (model name RM-1020) was certified by the FCC, which provides the telling diagram on the left (note the "SIM1"...


BlackBerry boasts about the Passport's square screen

BlackBerry boasts about the Passport's square screen

08 July, 2014 | comments (78)

Most smartphones this day follow a similar design format: a rectangular screen. The formula has worked so far, especially with all-touch screen devices, but this design hasn't really been challenged or altered in quite some time and has resulted in...


Sony Xperia Z3 and Z3 Compact to be in stores in September

Sony Xperia Z3 and Z3 Compact to be in stores in September

08 July, 2014 | comments (55)

Sony will out a new top of the line smartphone before the end of this year, and judging by its past actions that should happen during IFA in September. Just last week we heard that the 'full size' Z3 would be joined in Sony's portfolio by the Z3...

Tags: Android, Sony, Rumors


iPhone 6 Sapphire display gets put to the test

iPhone 6 Sapphire display gets put to the test

07 July, 2014 | comments (123)

Turns out that Apple's purchase of sapphire crystal factories weren't in vain, because the iPhone 6's display is very, very durable. Or so it seems in a recently posted video that displays the 4.7" panel being put through scratch...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


New rumor outs battery capacity for both iPhone 6 models

New rumor outs battery capacity for both iPhone 6 models

07 July, 2014 | comments (66)

Lately we've been inundated with iPhone 6-related rumors, but not one of those spoke about how big the batteries in the upcoming smartphones would be. Until now, that is. Today the Chinese media is abuzz with word of the battery capacities for...

Tags: Apple, Rumors


Sony Xperia C3 breaks cover, teased as the first selfie phone

Sony Xperia C3 breaks cover, teased as the first selfie phone

07 July, 2014 | comments (40)

Sony confirmed today on its Twitter account that tomorrow it will announce a "selfie"-oriented smartphone. Luckily, we have a bit more information on what to expect. See your #selfies in a whole new light pic.twitter.com/UQJQIa44sI— Sony Xperia...

Tags: Sony, Android, Rumors


Huawei Ascend D3 photo pops, HTC One Max raises eyebrows

Huawei Ascend D3 photo pops, HTC One Max raises eyebrows

07 July, 2014 | comments (33)

An unannounced Huawei smartphone showed up in a bunch of hands-on photos, and if it didn't sport the company's logo at the back, you would have a hard time telling it's not the HTC One Max. Allegedly, the phone you see below is the upcoming Ascend...


Motorola confirms Moto X and G will get Android L

Motorola confirms Moto X and G will get Android L

07 July, 2014 | comments (64)

Android L is still in the developer preview phase but companies are already vowing to bring it to their devices. Motorola smartphones have mostly pure Android and get very timely updates now Moto customer support is claiming that the Moto X and Moto...


Microsoft already testing the next build of Windows Phone 8.1

Microsoft already testing the next build of Windows Phone 8.1

07 July, 2014 | comments (14)

Microsoft is already working on the next build for its Windows Phone 8.1 operating system, according to the benchmarking site - WPBench. The data from the yardstick shows us a new build number 8.10.14130 for Windows Phone 8.1 while the current OS...


Apple enlists VP of Tag Heuer for iWatch marketing

Apple enlists VP of Tag Heuer for iWatch marketing

05 July, 2014 | comments (66)

One of the biggest complaints consumers have with wearable devices is that they look like pieces of geek tech; they aren’t beautiful timepieces that you’d want to rock on your wrist 24/7. It looks like Apple is trying to change that with its...

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Nokia by Microsoft branding spotted on Lumia 830

Nokia by Microsoft branding spotted on Lumia 830

05 July, 2014 | comments (74)

A couple of days ago we showed you the first purported images depicting an upcoming mid-range Nokia smartphone. As this is supposedly going to serve as the successor to the Lumia 820 from 2012, we assume it will be called Lumia 830. Now it's been...


Sprint LG G3 confirmed to feature 3GB RAM

Sprint LG G3 confirmed to feature 3GB RAM

05 July, 2014 | comments (25)

Yesterday Sprint announced it will begin taking pre-orders for the LG G3 starting from July 11 and it will ship the smartphone a week later - on July 18. The carrier didn't specify the model, but various sources now confirm Sprint's upcoming LG G3...

Tags: LG, Android, Rumors


Another spy shot of the Samsung Galaxy F appears

Another spy shot of the Samsung Galaxy F appears

05 July, 2014 | comments (40)

Wherever a Galaxy F goes, a photo of the visit is bound to leak. Yesterday we showed you a live image picturing the Galaxy F metal framing. Our insider source claimed the removable back is made of plastic, while the frame is identical with the...


Week 27 in review: Galaxy S5 mini, iOS 7.1.2, Galaxy F leak

Week 27 in review: Galaxy S5 mini, iOS 7.1.2, Galaxy F leak

05 July, 2014 | comments (2)

The Week In Review is our series meant to recap all the major announcements of the week, which you might have missed. Week 27 of 2014 was marked by five new Galaxy smartphones, but also plenty of rumors about the new flagship wave coming in the...